Georgia’s Lottery Funds Preschools, Scholarships. But It May Not Be As Much As You Think

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Beau Evans
Jul 29, 2022
The Gist As Georgians who may not typically play lottery games rush out to buy Mega Millions tickets for what is shaping up to be the third largest lottery jackpot ever, they take solace in the fact that lottery proceeds help fund local preschools and college scholarships. But few know that historically, only 27% of ...

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